Al-ghazali On Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment by Abu Hamid Al-ghazaliAl-ghazali On Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment by Abu Hamid Al-ghazali

Al-ghazali On Love, Longing, Intimacy & Contentment

byAbu Hamid Al-ghazaliTranslated byEric Ormsby

Paperback | July 12, 2017

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The Book of Love, Longing, Intimacy and Contentment is the thirty-sixth chapter of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali’s Revival of the Religious Sciences. This was the first treatise which established not merely the possibility but the necessity for the love of God. Ghazali argues that all the virtues and spiritual stages that precede love, like repentance, patience and thankfulness, lead to love; and all the spiritual stages that follow on from love are a result of it.
Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058-1111) is the most famous theologian-mystic of Islam and the equivalent of Thomas Aquinas in Christianity and Maimonides in Judaism. His contribution to the formation of Islamic thought and mysticism is incalculable. Professor Eric Ormsby was Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Institute of Islami...
Title:Al-ghazali On Love, Longing, Intimacy & ContentmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 inPublished:July 12, 2017Publisher:Islamic Texts SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911141325

ISBN - 13:9781911141327